Category Archives: in the studio

For the birds.

I’ll be honest, financial challenges are for the birds. There is all sorts of stuff I need for the studio, we have a huge show coming up, and the extra money to prepare for it just isn’t there. But here’s … Continue reading

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Getting back into the studio… with the earring club

With the holidays over, I’m back in the studio on a mostly predictable schedule. We wrapped up the Fall/Winter earring club in December, and suddenly it was a New Year which means, a new club! I wanted to do something … Continue reading

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Monkeys, poppies, is this Oz?

This little fellow was a pretty good representation of my mood this morning and I guess the barista is either psychic or I was looking kind of grumpy when I ordered my latte. Love the coffee at the Brasil Kiss … Continue reading

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Water the plants.

It’s so easy to forget to water the plants. “The plants” being, in this case, everything or anything, whether that’s making art, walking, eating well, filing taxes on time, getting enough sleep. Remembering to water is my goal this year. … Continue reading

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Mr. Chicken Is Scary When He’s Angry.

On Monday over at the Dreamlab we were asked to identify a “numbing behavior” and cut it out for the week. Well I don’t know about you, but for me that’s definitely Facebook and mindless web-surfing. I could noodle around … Continue reading

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when spoons run out before the journal is done.

Journaling is something I try to do as a daily practice. Mostly because I am happier when I journal every day, when I am able to sit down and play with colors and textures and words. There are weeks where … Continue reading

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